By mixing modern and antique furniture pieces, you can achieve a home decor that’s one-of-a-kind, without your interior looking dated or something like your grandma’s house.
This combination can result in an interesting interior look that is clean and minimal on the one hand, while also full of character and personality because of the history and stories around the old treasures. This beautiful Swedish apartment makes the combination of vintage and modern pieces work astonishingly well with subtle beige walls with green undertones as a backdrop.
A living room with beige walls and different wood tones
When mixing modern and antique furniture it’s important to balance out ornate details and rich material colors in the vintage pieces with modern elements that have clean lines and are lighter in color.
The living room in this apartment combines beige walls with a green undertone with white curtains, a white fabric sofa (it’s the Ikea Soderhamn model with a
The beige and black accents on the gallery wall and the combination of throw pillows add a few contrasting elements, yet it’s the vintage and antique pieces that really stand out in this space.
The antique sideboard by the window is made of warm wood, combined with a green paint color on the inside, which pairs up nicely with the green undertones in the wall color and the green branches in the vase. The crystal chandelier adds a classic touch to the space, without being too overpowering.
The warm and inviting dining area in the adjacent kitchen doesn’t have any vintage pieces, but by using the same wall color and a mixture of materials in the same color palette, this section of the apartment goes nicely with the rest of the space.
A mix of modern and antique furniture in a subtle bedroom
The bedroom has been painted in the same beige wall color with green undertones, with white trim on top to give the space a bright look. The mixture of white and beige textiles on the bed is paired up with a white textile pendant lamp and white tones in the artwork and area rug for a lighter palette.
The antique wardrobe and bedside table add a few warm tones to this section of the room, yet in a subtle way. The vintage wardrobe has been painted white, while leaving the top in the original warm wood material, for a more toned-down effect.
The classic details on the antique dresser by the bed contrast nicely with the soft mixture of textiles in beige and white tones.
By the bedroom window, a vintage vanity is paired up with a vintage wall cabinet and a modern white